Court Pendu Plat cordon Apple Trees
Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon Court Pendu Plat is MM106 which is the best stock for this variety as a cordon tree. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Court Pendu Plat is possibly one of the oldest known cultivars. A small little tree of European origin which was once favoured for orjamental potted display in Victorian gardens. The fruits are quite small but deliciously flavoured.
Court Pendu Plat cordon tree – Season:
Late; harvest in November & has good storage qualities, for use well into the Spring.
Court Pendu Plat – appearance:
An apple of modest size but nonetheless attractive; the greenish gold base is flushed heavily with coppery red, partly covered by a handsome golden russet.
Court Pendu Plat apple trees – flavour:
Enticingly complex at it’s best, strongly aromatic with hints of pineapple and spice. Mellows later but still strongly fruity.
A dessert apple and also for table decoration.
Cropping & Growth
A rotten little grower, even trees on vigorous rootstocks are small so take this into account when perusing the rootstock growth expectancies below. Trees of this variety can remain stunted looking unless well treated. Can be a challenge to grow well.
Court Pendu Plat - Pollination: Late flowering. Pollination group ‘D’ so pollinate with varieties in the same or adjacent groups.